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  • Short Summary

    Fans broke security and jump on stage during concert of Bill Hayley and his Comets.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear.

    Various shots of Bill Hayley and his band Comets on stage during concert - some shots with crowd holding up arms to the band, applauding, cheering and going mad. One couple jump onto stage and start to dance. A riot breaks out with people jumping onto the stage pushing one another. Some start to throw chairs around, police enter the scene but the stage is just a mess.

    (35 mm.)

    Cataloguer's note - poor quality.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960 - 1969
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:14:00 / 01:51:06:00
    UN 4600 D

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Bill Hayley" in title, text and tags should read Bill Haley.

    Note that the clip is running at double speed.

    The sight of some German wording at 00:44 suggests that the location is therefore Germany. Haley toured Germany in 1958, during which time there were riots (like the one pictured here) at several venues.

    I suggest, then, that the correct date range for this clip is 1958. Certainly the clip's current date range of 60-69 appears inaccurate, given Haley's relatively youthful appearance here.

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